[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] part 8 - portability fixes (ILP32 vs LP64)

Måns Rullgård mru
Mon Jan 30 11:24:47 CET 2006

Wolfram Gloger said:
> Hi,
>> Dieter <freebsd at sopwith.solgatos.com> writes:
>> > -uint16_t getbe16(const uint8_t *p)
>> > +static uint16_t getbe16(const uint8_t *p)
>> This does nothing for portability, and has nothing to do with
>> 32/64-bit.
> Namespace pollution does affect portablity.

It affects portability in that it reduces the risk of name clashes.  That
has nothing to do with machine word size.

> Please, this patch (part
> 8) is obviously correct and should be applied.  I have no idea how the
> non-static versions could get there (shame on me).

All the +static patches are OK and should be applied.  What I'm complaining
about is the inaccurate descriptions.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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